Community Resources

If you need help, please call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-TALK (8255) or go to www.suicidepreventionlifeline.org and Click to Chat

Suicide Awareness Voices of Education

If you have lost someone to suicide, the feelings can be overwhelming and can seem unmanageable. For survivors of suicide loss, there is no one way to best handle the tragedy of suicide, but there are tools available that can help you cope with your grief.

Suicide: Finding Hope

We are lost in our swirling emotions as we sort through why someone we cared about ended his or her life. SUICIDE: FINDING HOPE is here to help you navigate this journey. We hope you find the information you seek, whether it be about suicide, mental illness, or coping with suicide loss.

Massachusetts Coalition for Suicide Prevention

The MCSP is a broad-based inclusive alliance of suicide prevention advocates from public & private agencies, suicide loss and attempt survivors working to reduce the incidence of suicide and self-harm.

The Samaritans of Rhode Island

The mission of The Samaritans is to help reduce the incidents of suicide in Rhode Island through greater access to information and resources.

Check out this website for excellent suicide prevention resources!

https://www.carenewengland.org/suicide-prevention-public

Click on the link below to learn more about the Rhode Island Student Assistance Services working in RI schools. Brown CRISP’s Jeff Hill and the RIDOH have partnered with the schools to provide a wide array of training videos for educators, parents, and others on youth mental health which are free and available any time.
https://risas.org/resources/youth-mental-health-webinars/

Check out these four new videos from AFSP’s Seize the Awkward campaign containing powerful advice for teens and young adults on mental health. Each video features expert advice from Dr. Doreen Marshall, AFSP’s Vice President of Mission Engagement, and Dr. Wenimo Okoya from The Jed Foundation sharing practical tips on supporting a friend who may be struggling with their mental health.

Click on the images below to watch each video.